September 2015 Friends of the Planetarium Weekend: Fall Fundraising Kick-Off

September is our Fall Fundraising Festival! The weekend will include Friday Movie Night featuring E.T. at 7:00pm. Saturday afternoon the Festival will be held on the plaza area by the Planetarium, with Free shows as well as activities and games! Saturday night we will offer a full dome show and stargazing, weather permitting! Sunday wraps up the weekend with two shows for youngsters and families: Magic Tree House and Perfect Little Planet.


Saurday, September 19th, 2:00 to 4:30 pm
On the Planetarium Plaza

Free Shows!

2:00, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15, 5:00

Super Volcanoes

Exploding Universe

Accidental Astronauts (this is a preview of APS 1st Grade curriculum)

Tickets distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis

Live Music!

Hands-On Activities!

Nitrogen Ice Cream (Demos at 2:30 and 3:30)

Comet Toss

Sun Spotters

Scaling the Solar System

Baking Soda Rockets

and more!

Special Guest: Isaac Newton!

The master of gravity will demonstrate his Laws of Physics, use astronomical devices to observe sunspots, and recount the famed story of Newton's apple. He'll also pose for “portraits” .

Membership Tent!

Learn about the Friends and become a member.

Click on a show to buy tickets